Statistics, 1978       

ALBERTA MAJOR BASEBALL LEAGUE

Only stats from the Red Deer Border Players available.

ALBERTA MAJOR LEAGUE              G  AB  R   H  2B 3B HR SB  BB SO RBI   PCT
Red Deer Border Players
McAusland Brian RD               13   2  0   1   0  0  0  0          0  .500
McLeod Don RD                    32 132 30  48   9  3  4 11          0  .364
Wodrich Don RD                   29 111 24  40   5  2  3  1         17  .360
Trevors Colon RD                  6  26  6   9   1  0  1  0          6  .346
Duncan Pete RD                   16  58 17  20   5  0  7  0         20  .345
Nelson Ken RD                    29 114 14  37   7  0  2  4         21  .325
Price Al RD                      31 121 19  38   7  1  9  1         31  .314
Becker Grant RD                  18  77 20  23   2  1  1  3          8  .299
Hendley Terry RD                 29  89 20  26   4  1  1  4         14  .292
Johnson Harold RD                 5  18  4   5   1  0  4  0          4  .278
Blasetti Ron RD                  32 116 17  31   5  0  0  0         15  .267
Hanna Blair RD                   27 100 12  25   6  0  3  0         14  .250
Papworth Bob RD                  12  38  7   9   2  0  0  1          4  .237
Harvey Mel RD                    14  43  6  10   2  0  1  0          7  .233
Peterson Jim RD                  13  18  2   4   1  0  0  0          1  .222
Foster Mike RD                   12   5  1   1   0  0  0  0          0  .200
Schneider Wayne RD               11  29  3   4   0  0  0  0          1  .138
Evans Rob RD                      7   8  0   0   0  0  0  0          0  .000
Gray Chet RD                      7   0  0   0   0  0  0  0          0  .000
Niedenfuer Tom RD                 5   2  0   0   0  0  0  0          0  .000
Vaughn Mike RD                    2   1  0   0   0  0  0  0          0  .000
Source : Red Deer statistician Harry Kuharchuk
ALBERTA MAJOR LEAGUE         G GS CG   W  L   PCT   IP   H   R ER  BB  SO HB WP   ERA
Red Deer Border Players (League)
Johnson Harold RD            1         0  0          0   0   0  0   0   1        0.00
Vaughn Mike RD               2         2  0         14   8   2  1   7  12        0.64
Becker Grant RD              1         1  0          6   7   3  2   1   6        3.00
Niedenfuer Tom RD            5         3  1         33  28  16 12  23  16        3.27
Foster Mike RD               8         2  2         45  48  21 18  18  50        3.57
Hendley Terry RD             9         1  3         44  51  31 19  19  28        3.86
Peterson Jim RD              9         2  3         45  48  27 23  31  13        4.63
Gray Chet RD                 6         1  0         17  19  14  9   8   5        4.67
McAusland Brian RD          13         4  6         62  91  56 39  21  42        5.63
Duncan Peter RD              1         1  0          6  10   6  6   0   7        9.00
Source : Red Deer statistician Harry Kuharchuk
    


SASKATCHEWAN MAJOR BASEBALL LEAGUE

Regina catcher Andy Logan captured the 1978 batting crown hitting .452 to top Don Sasser of Eston. Logan, named the league's Most Valuable Player, also led the league in hits, 42, doubles, 15, and triples, 3. Sasser finished with a .444 average and Pete Maus of Moose Jaw was third at .412.  Doug Simon and Ross Mahoney, both of Regina, tied for the lead in home runs, each with 8.  Simon was tops in runs batted in, 28, just ahead of Mahoney's 25. Bill Bell, another Red Sox, was the stolen base leaders with 12 steals.

Rod Heisler of Moose Jaw was the top pitcher with a 5-0 won-lost record and a league best ERA of 2.11. Jack Wilson of Unity finished with a 5-1 mark and Jerry Wek of Saskatoon compiled the most strike outs, 95.

 

SASKATCHEWAN MAJOR LEAGUE     AB  H 2B 3B HR SB CS BB SO HB RBI  PCT
Logan Andy RGR 93 42 15 3 .452
Sasser Don EN 81 36 .444
Maus Pete MJD 85 35 .412
Wilburn Gary UN 77 30 .390
Simon Doug RGR 81 30 8 28 .370
Kemp Roy SPL 87 32 .368
Miller Glen UN 82 29 .354
Senyk Doug RGR 77 26 .338
Mahoney Ross RGR 95 30 8 25 .316
Bell Bill RGR 95 30 12 .316
Gergley Rich RGR 80 25 .313
Giguiere Greg SPL 87 27 .310
Brown Bob UN 80 24 .300
Source : Regina Leader-Post, August 2, 1978
EN=Eston Ramblers, MJD=Moose Jaw Devons, RGR=Regina Red Sox, SPL=Saskatoon
Patrick Liners, UN=Unity Cardinals

SASKATCHEWAN MAJOR LEAGUE    G GS CG W L PCT IP H R ER BB SO HB WP ERA
Heisler Rod MJD                      5 0                           2.11
Wilson Jack UN                       5 1
Wek Jerry SPL                                             95


    
    


MANITOBA SENIOR BASEBALL LEAGUE

Bob Mazur of the Angusville Cardinals has captured the 1978 batting title for the Manitoba Senior Baseball League. Mazur finished the season with a .442 mark well ahead of runner-up Chuck Evans of Virden. Garth Jackman of Binscarth compiled an amazing .593 average but fell short of qualifying for the championship.  Mark Fisher, who led the league in home runs and runs batted in and tied for the lead in doubles, with 10, finished third.

Gerry Falk of Binscarth was the loop's top hurler with ten victories in eleven decisions. Ron Seafoot of the Riverside Canucks had a perfect 5-0 mark while veteran Grant Everard of the Canucks finished 6-1.

 

AVE :  Mazur ANG - .442 
HITS : Mazur ANG - 38
2B : Fisher RIV & McGehee ANG - 10
3B: Ready BR - 5
HR : Fisher RIV - 7
RBI : Fisher RIV - 29

MANITOBA SENIOR LEAGUE GP AB R H TB 2B 3B HR SB RBI PCT TOP TEN Mazur Bob ANG 86 38 9 2 1 24 .442 Evans Chuck VIR 67 28 5 2 3 22 .418 Fisher Mark RIV 87 36 10 7 29 .414 McGehee Pat ANG 82 33 10 2 20 .402 Fallis Rod BIN 83 33 6 3 23 .398 Hodgson Glenn BIN 76 30 6 1 14 .395 Cameron Greg RIV 68 26 4 3 17 .382 Bullas Brian GV 77 29 5 2 3 16 .377 Lang Chuck BIN 75 28 6 5 28 .373 Leduchowski Gord BIN 71 26 8 5 28 .366 McLachlan Roy BR 71 26 6 13 .366
ANGUSVILLE
Mazur Bob ANG                       86      38       9   2   1      24  .442
McGehee Pat ANG                     82      33      10       2      20  .402
Stefanishyn Allan ANG                5       2                          .400
Wowk Barry ANG                      86      30               5      19  .349
Chuchmuch Lynn ANG                  81      28       5       2          .346
Pushka Clinton ANG                  68      23                          .338
Sidoryk Brian ANG                    3       1                          .333
Haley Mark ANG                      78      26       6       2      24  .333
Gallant Lorne ANG                   63      17       4       5          .270
Chuchmuch Bob ANG                   52      14                          .269
Katchin Glen ANG                    78      20               3      16  .256
Kotelneski Marion ANG               16       4                          .250
Reagh Roy ANG                       20       5                          .250
Churchmuch Curnie ANG                8       1                          .125

BINSCARTH
Jackman Garth BIN                   54      32       7   1              .593
Gies Don BIN                         9       4                          .444
Fallis Rod BIN                      83      33       6       3      23  .398
Hodgson Glenn BIN                   76      30       6       1      14  .395
Low Ron BIN                          8       3                          .375
Lang Chuck BIN                      75      28       6       5      28  .373
Gies Dale BIN                       49      18       6       1      15  .367
Leduchowski Gord BIN                71      26       8       5      28  .366
Jackman Rob BIN                     72      20           1          12  .278
Falk Larry BIN                      15       4                          .267
Falk Gerry BIN                      47      12       6       1          .255
Stainer Eric BIN                     5       1                          .200
McCauley Brian BIN                  43       6               1          .140
Shewchuk Ron BIN                    16       2                          .125
Parton Reg BIN                      41       4                          .098
Derlago Bill BIN                    14       1                          .071
Falloon Ron BIN                      1       0                          .000
Wasslen Bob BIN                      1       0                          .000
Enerson Rod BIN                      3       0                          .000
Chartier Tony BIN                    4       0                          .000
Neville Garth BIN                    4       0                          .000
Gray Sheldon BIN                     5       0                          .000

BRANDON
McLachlan Roy BR                    71      26       6              13  .366
McFadyen Rick BR                    75      26       4   3   4      24  .347
Davidson Wes BR                     16       5                          .313
Keating Gary BR                     62      19                       7  .306
Hlady Rick BR                       20       6               1          .300
Ready Bert BR                       74      22           5              .297
Hodgson Brian BR                    19       5                          .263
Griffith Grant BR                   72      18                       6  .250
Prysunka Ray BR                     37       8       4                  .216
Cruise Rick BR                      14       3                          .214
Dwyer Russ BR                        5       1                          .200
Harvey Dale BR                      47       9                       9  .191
Thompson Bob BR                     40       7                          .175
Town Tom BR                         12       1                          .083
MacKay Gord BR                      39       3                          .077
Foster Dale BR                      16       1                          .063
Anderson Lyle BR                     1       0                          .000
Helwer Reg BR                        2       0                          .000
McPhail Alex BR                      6       0                          .000
Lane Gord BR                         6       0                          .000
Pudlow Rod BR                        8       0                          .000
Ross Dale BR                         9       0                          .000
Keating Dave BR                     26       0                          .000

DAUPHIN
Hargas Mike DA                      21       7                          .333
Rottman Dave DA                     24       8                          .333
Morrison John DA                    52      17       3   2   2       9  .327
Sheldon Roger DA                    49      15       3       1       7  .306
Archambault Darcy DA                40      11                          .275
Sigurdson Siggi DA                  59      16               1       8  .271
Moldlinski Jim DA                   52      14                       8  .269
Valcourt Leo DA                     52      12               1       7  .231
Birss Sheldon DA                    61      13                          .213
Hopfner Dale DA                     56      11                          .196
Hopfner Brian DA                    51      10                          .196
Smigelski Jerry DA                  16       3                          .188
Rideout Dale DA                     54       8       4       1          .148
McLean Brodie DA                     1       0                          .000
NewtonAndy DA                        1       0                          .000
Kerlin Terry DA                      2       0                          .000
Valcourt Brian DA                    4       0                          .000

GRANDVIEW
Bullas Brian GV                     77      29       5   2   3      16  .377
Deaver Jim GV                       78      24               1      10  .308
Kalechyn Tony GV                    79      24       3              13  .304
Ryshytylo Tony GV                   74      22               2      10  .297
Ortynsky Deryl GV                   78      20                          .256
Luhowy Don GV                       68      14                          .206
Rasmussen Ron GV                    63      12               1       6  .190
Reiss Glen GV                       38       6       3                  .158
Ross Grant GV                       56       8                          .143
Ortynsky Glen GV                    17       2                          .118
Plewak Grant GV                     39       4                          .103
Stogran Shane GV                     2       0                          .000
McLean Dwight GV                     2       0                          .000
White Roy GV                         3       0                          .000

HAMIOTA
Shaw Russ HAM                       31      13       5                  .419
Labossiere Mike HAM                 73      25       6               5  .342
Ramsey Wayne HAM                    77      23       5   2   4      23  .299
Marabella Dave HAM                  39      10                       5  .256
Ramsey Ron HAM                      84      20                       6  .238
Smith Mel HAM                       65      14               2      12  .215
Coulson Wes HAM                     80      17       4               9  .213
Ashworth Hank HAM                    5       1                          .200
Montague Brent HAM                  28       5                          .179
Woods Ellis HAM                     48       8                          .167
Meakin Ron HAM                      20       3                          .150
McKague Cliff HAM                   69      10               1          .145
Anderson Ian HAM                    22       2                          .091
Knight Ron HAM                      16       1                          .063
Holland Monty HAM                    2       0                          .000
Lobban HAM                           4       0                          .000
Anderson Dennis HAM                  5       0                          .000

MCAULEY
Free Mike MCA                       10       6                          .600
Fowler Ed MCA                       21      10               2          .476
Roundtree Handsom MCA               37      15                          .405
Lowes Barry MCA                     12       4                          .333
Poole Jamie MCA                      6       2                          .333
Poole Wayne MCA                     83      25       5       1      12  .301
Jamieson Barry MCA                  74      22       4       2      10  .297
Zimmerman Ron MCA                   49      14               1          .286
Lynd Terry MCA                      81      23           1   2       9  .284
Lowes Dale MCA                      79      22       5              12  .278
Larker Wayne MCA                    51      14               2       8  .275
Coleman Toby MCA                     5       1                          .200
Liefl John MCA                      32       6           1              .188
Flynn Bill MCA                      82      15       4   1              .183
Edmundson Bob MCA                   12       2                          .167
Lee Graeme MCA                      33       5                          .152
White Dick MCA                      15       2                          .133
Lindsay Brian MCA                   15       2                          .133
Rose Brian MCA                      31       4                          .129
Peel Brian MCA                      12       0                          .000

NEEPAWA
Scranton Jim NE                     36      14           2   2          .389
Peterson Blaine NE                  68      24       3               6  .353
Williams Ed NE                      24       7       2                  .292
Anderson Andy NE                    18       5                          .278
Chapin Pete NE                      51      14               5      11  .275
Coates Wayne NE                     61      14       2                  .230
Davie Lawson NE                     72      14               3      11  .194
Buchanan Rob NE                     67      13               2      10  .194
Tkachyk Terry NE                    16       3                          .188
Kaluzniak Gord NE                   48       9                          .188
Schmall Don NE                      52       9               1          .173
Asham Danny NE                      41       5               1          .122
Brugger Wayne NE                    10       1                          .100
Stewart Tom NE                      32       3                          .094
Muirhead Brent NE                   12       1                          .083
Hansen Brent NE                     13       1                          .077
Lilley Lorne NE                      1       0                          .000
Smith Rob NE                         4       0                          .000
Suski Barry NE                       5       0                          .000

RIVERSIDE
Fisher Mark RIV                     87      36      10       7      29  .414
Jenson Todd RIV                      5       2                          .400
Cameron Greg RIV                    68      26       4       3      17  .382
Beare Ed RIV                        22       8                          .364
Williamson Bob RIV                  92      31       7   2   3      20  .337
Hunter Dale RIV                     75      25           2   4      17  .333
Gullett Bruce RIV                   86      26       6       1      21  .302
Thomas Larry RIV                     7       2                          .286
Cassils Danny RIV                   67      18                          .269
Keller Wayne RIV                    43      11               1          .256
Seafoot Cliff RIV                   69      17                          .246
Everard Grant RIV                   34       8                          .235
Seafoot Ron RIV                     55      12               1          .218
Bell Craig RIV                      14       2                          .143

SOURIS
Davidson Gary SOU                   79      27       7   2           5  .342
Palmer Tim SOU                       6       2                          .333
Hurton Don SOU                      74      23       5               5  .311
Furman Stan SOU                     72      20       3       2      17  .278
Araujo Jerry SOU                    75      20                      12  .267
Kurtenback Brian SOU                 4       1                          .250
Walker Cam SOU                      63      14       4       4      14  .222
Kontzie Keith SOU                   59      13               1       6  .220
Moffatt Shane SOU                   60      13                          .217
Bruels Ray SOU                      80      17       3       1       5  .213
Murray Blair SOU                    17       2                          .118
Campbell Gord SOU                   20       2                          .100
Vertz Ken SOU                       48       4                          .083
Charler Les SOU                      1       0                          .000
Watson Wade SOU                      1       0                          .000
Lovatt Dale SOU                      4       0                          .000
Kontzie Roy SOU                      4       0                          .000

VIRDEN
Evans Chuck VIR                     67      28       5   2   3      22  .418
Hartel Morley VIR                   51      15       3               6  .294
Bohonis Rick VIR                    66      17       5       1       8  .258
Harper Ron VIR                      20       5                          .250
Bridgett Ted VIR                    32       8       3                  .250
Dittmer Randy VIR                   60      14                          .233
Buchy Ken VIR                       64      13                          .203
Good Terry VIR                      70      14                          .200
Kalynuk Perry VIR                   53      10                       7  .189
Lowe Kerry VIR                      75      14       3                  .187
Armstrong Bill VIR                  38       7                          .184
Sando Gord VIR                      29       4                          .138
Frazer Ed VIR                        1       0                          .000
Polk Harman VIR                      6       0                          .000

Source :  Brandon Sun, July 26, 1978 Unofficial
MANITOBA SENIOR LEAGUE          G  GS  CG W  L   PCT  IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO HB  WP    ERA
Falk Gerry BIN                            10  1  .909
Everard Grant RIV                          6  1  .857
McGehee Pat ANG                            6  5  .545
Deaver Jim GV                              6  6  .500
Seafoot Ron RIV                            5  0 1.000
Jenson Todd RIV                            5  1  .833
Armstrong Bill VIR                         5  6  .455
Free Mike MCA                              4  0 1.000
Webb Stan BR                               4  3  .571
Chapin Pete NE                             4  3  .571
Bruels Ray SOU                             4  4  .500
Hlady Rick BR                              3  0 1.000
Araujo Jerry SOU                           3  3  .500
Chuchmuch Bob ANG                          3  3  .500
Marabella Dave HAM                         3  4  .429
Moldlinski Jim DA                          3  6  .333
Neville Garth BIN                          2  0 1.000
Zimmerman Ron MCA                          2  0 1.000
Holland Monty HAM                          2  1  .667
Ramsey Ron HAM                             2  1  .667
Haley Mark ANG                             2  1  .667
Hargas Mike DA                             2  1  .667
Liefl John MCA                             2  3  .400
Bullas Brian GV                            2  3  .400
Anderson Dennis HAM                        2  4  .333
Evans Chuck VIR                            2  4  .333
Scranton Jim NE                            1  0 1.000
Falk Larry BIN                             1  0 1.000
Leduchowski Gord BIN                       1  0 1.000
Thomas Larry RIV                           1  1  .500
Hansen Brent NE                            1  1  .500
Davie Lawson NE                            1  1  .500
Enerson Rod BIN                            1  1  .500
McCauley Brian BIN                         1  1  .500
Fowler Ed MCA                              1  1  .500
Harvey Dale BR                             1  2  .333
Roundtree Handsom MCA                      1  2  .333
Luhowy Don GV                              1  2  .333
Larker Wayne MCA                           1  3  .250
Hodgson Brian BR                           1  4  .200
Keating Gary BR                            0  1  .000
Thompson Bob BR                            0  1  .000
Coulson Wes HAM                            0  1  .000
Frazer Ed VIR                              0  1  .000
Buchy Ken VIR                              0  1  .000
Walker Cam SOU                             0  1  .000
Suski Barry NE                             0  1  .000
Muirhead Brent NE                          0  2  .000
Peterson Blaine NE                         0  2  .000
Morrison John DA                           0  2  .000
Anderson Andy NE                           0  3  .000
Valcourt Leo DA                            0  4  .000
Vertz Ken SOU                              0  5  .000

Source :  Brandon Sun, July 26, 1978 Unofficial


MANITOBA SOUTH CENTRAL LEAGUE 

Wayne Coxworth of pennant-winning Deloraine captured the batting championship with a .560 average to top Garry Murray of Melita who finished with an even .500

SOUTH CENTRAL LEAGUE MB         GP  AB   R   H  TB  2B  3B  HR  SB RBI   PCT
Coxworth Wayne, Deloraine                                               .560
Murray Garry Melita                                                     .500
Caldwell Bob Deloraine                                                  .486
Bambridge Colin Waskada                                                 .455
Sterling Brian Tilston                                                  .441
Warren Murray Deloraine                                                 .441
Stewart Blair Waskada                                                   .423
Murray Ian Lyleton                                                      .413
Sterling Larry Tilston                                                  .395
Sambrooke Lorne Deloraine                                               .382